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Founder & Principal

Jamila Aurora Dozier, MA

Pronouns: She/They/Elle

Professional Biography

Jamila (she/they/elle) is a Queer, bilingual Afro-Latina originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and currently based in Portland, Oregon. Jamila founded New Theory Consulting in 2020 and has provided training and education, strategic planning, organizational development and coaching, and racial equity support for a variety of organizations nationwide.

In the Portland community, Jamila has served on the City of Portland's Human Rights Commission, is the co-chair of Metro's Committee on Racial Equity (CORE) and the Multnomah County Supportive Housing Services (SHS) Advisory Board. As a commissioner, CORE co-chair, and SHS co-chair they serve as an advisory board to elected officials including, Metro Councilmembers, City of Portland Commissioners, and the Mayor of Portland on a variety of equity issues including racial equity, houselessness, policing, immigration, and discrimination based on race, gender, sexuality, and ability.

In all the work Jamila does as an educator, Human Rights Commissioner, CORE co-chair, and SHS co-chair, she utilizes targeted universalism, centering populations who are most marginalized and vulnerable when making decisions and providing support to individuals.


Master of Arts, Student Affairs Administration

Lewis & Clark College

Bachelor of Arts, English: Creative Writing

Sonoma State University
2009 - 2013

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